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Sr. Solution Architect Resume Profile

Raleigh, NC


Business-Technology Liaison Strong Influencing Negotiation Skills Project/Program Management Executive Presentation Skills Conflict Resolution Custom Development ERP Implementations Business Intelligence Waterfall Agile Cloud, SOA SaaS advocate Solution Design Solution Architecture Vendor Management Data Conversion Interfacing with Legacy Systems Release Management Retail Banking Domain Health Care Domain



Sr. Ecommerce Solution

  • Created a cost saving opportunity of 500K by dividing the project scope of the Card research site migration initiative into Agile and Waterfall phases by identifying capabilities from the BRD that can be delivered in an Agile/Scrum mode as opposed to delivering all capabilities using a waterfall methodology.
  • Led the solution architecture of 4 million initiative to migrate the BAC dotcom Credit Card Research site from legacy BAC and Vendor Platform to the in-house Target State JEE Platform.
  • Adopted Model Driven Development based on IBM IFW Information Framework to help align Solution Architecture with Business Architecture and to develop the Packaging and Deployment Strategy of Ecommerce applications grouped by IFW business components/activities in both the authenticated and unauthenticated space.
  • Card Research Site migration project - is a large 4 million Ecommerce initiative to migrate the Credit Card Research Legacy Vendor Platform to the In-house Target Ecommerce Application Platform.
  • Effectively led architectural discussions within Ecommerce channel technology, Master Data management and Card technology. These architectural discussions help determine and lay down the end-to-end architecture for the Card Research Site with focus on resiliency, performance and scalability to support very high traffic on this website.
  • Led the standardization and documentation of Context Caching and Database caching patterns using the GOF Design patterns template. Trained multiple Application Development teams on the what, where, when and how on these patterns as they apply to their application specific caching needs.


Sr. Solution Architect

  • Presented different solution options/approaches to the business and recommended a preferred solution and the rationale behind it by highlighting the pros and cons of each solution.
  • Using the Technology Target Operating model framework TTOM framework defined the technology landscape for the solution.
  • Created a Solution architecture document SAD showing the use case view, conceptual view, external and internal interface specification view, security view, logical view, deployment view, data view and size and performance and quality view.
  • Created an Architecture Review Board presentation showing conceptual, logical and physical components, Architecture decision summary on each of the Architecture decision document created for the project, solution capability to address the non-functional requirements like reliability, scalability, maintainability, performance, safety and soundness, security, manageability etc.
  • Guided the application design and development team in designing the composite web applications that will consume the enterprise services over the Integration/Messaging Middleware.


Sr. Solutions Architect

  • Chose and defined the technology stack on the Web Tier, Services Tier and Application Integration Tier and created a Java EE Tools and Standards Reference Architecture document for Beacon Target Platform application suite.
  • Defined and Designed the SOA landscape for the New Client Platform. Identified enterprise services that need to be developed/ reused and deployed in the Services Platform. Worked with other SOA Architects to define Service Discovery, Service Governance and Service Lifecycle Management using products like DataPower and WSRR.
  • Created logical and physical Infrastructure architecture for the New Client Platform showing the deployment topology of all the tiers for New Client Platform.
  • Led a team of designers to design the composite web applications that will consume the enterprise services/application specific services over the Integration/Messaging Middleware.
  • Created a cost savings of 500K by coming up with a messaging architecture for Results Interfaces to import results from LabCorp core and specialty lab systems using WebSphere MQ 6.1 and Oracle Service Bus 10gR3and JMS API MDB on Oracle Weblogic Server 11gR1 from the ground up without utilizing outside consulting firms like Oracle Consulting


Lead System Architect

  • Led the identification, planning, creation and maintenance of 12 different development, execution and operational environments for the implementation of the ERP application from the ground up.
  • Helped create a procurement plan with the Vendor Management Department to procure the necessary hardware and software for building these environments
  • Achieved savings of 1 million/year by optimizing Hardware/Software/SAN purchases.
  • Created a Systems implementation project plan with the help of the project teams consumers and the IT operations group producers to build out the environments for the ERP implementation in phases.
  • Led a team of Weblogic Server 8.1 administrators, Cognos 8.0 Administrators, IBM Information Server 8.0 administrators , Oracle 10G DBA's to define the system architecture of the ERP implementation.
  • Led a multi-year IT roadmap for systems impacted by IPM this included the strategy discussions about data replication mechanisms selected and implemented Golden Gate , data warehousing Oracle, DataStage , reporting infrastructure Cognos , and interfacing BizTalk needs.
  • Presented status to the Vice President highlighting the risks, mitigation plans, and suggested creative solutions for seemingly insurmountable vendor issues and implemented them.
  • Managed backbone of the ERP Oracle 11g, Weblogic11, Cognos8, IBM DataStage . Reduced deployment times by over 80 by streamlining processes.


Enterprise Solution Architect

  • Led the architecture, design and development of the default management services namely property valuation, property preservation, home inspection and corporate advance tracking to be consumed by applications running in various business units across the enterprise. Worked with the Enterprise Architecture group to later expose these services on the ESB.
  • Led the integration of these services with external third party vendors using various integration patterns ranging from JAX- Web Services and JMS.
  • Developed a business process execution framework which allowed the developers to assemble the behavior of the business process dynamically through XML configuration files.
  • Led a development team of 15 in Bangalore, India to develop these enterprise services.
  • Championed an effort that improved response times of the suite of applications by over 60 by code-refactoring, re-laying the SAN, application server and db tuning etc, saving the company 2 million/year on trouble-shooting, maintenance and incremental scaling efforts.
  • Delivered a resilient application and infrastructure architecture to meet the non-functional requirement of 99.99 SLA for all shared services used by different applications within the Resolve application suite and the Mortgage Origination Platform thereby minimizing failed customer interactions FCIs ..


Senior Consultant/Consultant

  • Employed with Nexgenix Inc USA , a consulting firm. Responsible for designing and developing distributed application for Olsten Health Care and Systems Tax Services using Forte 3.0.
  • Employed with Chenab Technologies Inc Mumbai, India , a consulting firm. Responsible for designing and developing applications using PowerBuilder 4.0/ 5.0 and Sybase 10 for Delta Airlines Cargo Business Unit.
  • Employed with Excellent Computer Systems Mumbai, India , a consulting firm. Responsible for designing and developing HRMIS system for Great Eastern Shipping Company using PowerBuilder 3.0/Oracle 6.0.

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